bloomer

noun (1)
bloom·​er | \ˈblü-mər \

Definition of bloomer 

(Entry 1 of 3)

1 : a plant that blooms

2 : a person who reaches full competence or maturity he was a late bloomer as a writer

3 [ blooming ] : a stupid blunder

bloomer

noun (2)
bloo·​mer | \ˈblü-mər \

Definition of bloomer (Entry 2 of 3)

1 : a costume for women consisting of a skirt over long loose trousers gathered closely about the ankles

2 bloomers plural

a : full loose trousers gathered at the knee formerly worn by women for athletics

b : underpants of similar design worn chiefly by girls and women

Bloomer

biographical name
Bloom·​er | \ˈblü-mər \

Definition of Bloomer (Entry 3 of 3)

Amelia 1818–1894 née Jenks American reformer

First Known Use of bloomer

Noun (1)

1727, in the meaning defined at sense 2

Noun (2)

1851, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for bloomer

Noun (2)

Amelia Bloomer

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